M e d i a R e l e a s e Radiator and Digital Cultures Symposium on Performance, Dance, and Technology Art 2 - 4 December 2005 This three day international symposium comes to Nottingham in December to bring into focus artistic practices of live performance and dance using digital technology in the form of lens based, sensory, networked or locative media. Coordinated by Digital Cultures Lab based at Nottingham Trent University, and Radiator, based at Broadway Cinema, the symposium forms part of Radiator 05 - the UK's leading biannual Festival of New Technology Art. The symposium also concludes the four-day Digital Cultures Lab in dance technologies (Nov.28 - Dec.1) coordinated by Johannes Birringer to convene a platform of exchange for some of the most recognized dance technologists around the world. The Symposium will bring together leading practitioners, developers, scientists and theorists from the disciplines that make up new media performance including live art, locative and pervasive media, telematics, performance and dance, wearable, sensor based and cybernetic technologies. Confirmed participants so far: Alastair Bannerman (UK), Aylin Kalem (Turkey), Blast Theory (UK), Troika Ranch (USA) Carol Brown Dances (UK), Hellen Sky/Company in Space (Australia), Emanuele Quinz (France), Armando Menicacci (France), Ghislaine Boddington (UK), Gob Squad (Germany), Gregory Sporton (UK), Henry Daniel (Canada), Igloo (UK), Igor Stromajer (Slovenia), Ivani Santana (Brazil), Jayachandran Palazhy (India), John Mitchell (USA), Karen Guthrie/Nina Pope (UK), Keith Armstrong (Australia), Koala Yip (Hong Kong), Kondition Pluriel (Canada), Lali Krotoszynski (Brasil), Liu Chun (China), Margarita Bali (Argentina), Marlon Barrios Solano (USA), Michelle Teran (Canada), Mine Kaylan (UK), Nuria Font (Spain), Jonatas Manzolli (Brazil), Paul Verity Smith (UK), Philippe Baudelot (France), Ran Hyman (Canada), Rimini Protokoll (Germany), Sally Jane Norman (UK), Scott deLahunta (The Netherlands), Sher Doruff (The Netherlands), Simon Biggs/Sue Hawksley (UK), Simon Pope (UK), Erin Manning (Canada), Sita Popat (UK), Stamatia Portanova (UK), Steven Benford / Mixed Reality Lab (UK), Thecla Schiphorst (Canada), Yacov Sharir (USA), Yukihiko Yoshida (Japan) Some of the artists participating in the Digital Cultures Lab will feature new works during three days of evening activities, installations, screenings and concerts, starting with the opening night (Dec 1) at Powerhouse (Victoria Studios) and continuing through Friday and Saturday evenings. For details, see http://www.digitalcultures.org The symposium is a collaboration between the Digital Cultures Lab of Nottingham Trent University and the Radiator Festival for New Technology Art. This year the festival expands its own boundaries to include the city streets as well as a range of new partner venues. Radiator 05 (1 - 4 Dec 2005) presents installations, screenings, workshops, talks, performances, music and satellite events live and online at Broadway, Angel Row Gallery, Future Factory, Victoria Studios, Waverley 1851, Malt Cross, Surface Gallery, Sandfield Centre and Preset. For more information go to www.radiator-festival.org Symposium details: Friday 2 - Saturday 3 December 2005 10am-6:30pm Sunday 4 December 2005 10am-4pm Powerhouse Victoria Studio Shakespeare Street Nottingham NG1 4FQ Full weekend: £100 (concs. £ 70) Early Birds: £80 (concs. £ 55) Single Day: £35 (concs. £ 20) Early Bird registration (before October 15th) BOOK NOW FOR EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Contact details: Radiator Festival Broadway 14-18 Broad St. Nottingham NG1 3AL Tel +44(0)115 840 9272 info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Digital Cultures Lab is supported by Future Factory, Nottingham Trent University, Arts Council England, essexdance, and UCE Birmingham. Radiator is supported by Arts Council England, EM Media, UK Filmcouncil Lottery Funded, Broadway. The Symposium is supported by Bonington Gallery, Creative Collaborations, Essex Dance, Future Factory, Nottingham Trent University and UCE Birmingham. This email is intended solely for the addressee. It may contain private and confidential information. If you are not the intended addressee, please take no action based on it nor show a copy to anyone. In this case, please reply to this email to highlight the error. Opinions and information in this email that do not relate to the official business of Nottingham Trent University shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by the University. Nottingham Trent University has taken steps to ensure that this email and any attachments are virus-free, but we do advise that the recipient should check that the email and its attachments are actually virus free. This is in keeping with good computing practice.